The couple that plays together, stays together. Connecting with your special someone is so important, and it is still possible, even if a weekly dinner date on the town is less likely to happen. For those times when you want to stay safe from Covid but share the love, we have rounded up some socially distant date ideas that just might be perfect for you.
Snuggle up in the bed of your truck or in the backseat of your car. Get cozy with soda and popcorn while you canoodle with your sweetie in front of the big screen.
Most drive-in theaters offer a double feature so you can plan on a late night out. You can even go all out and bring the drive-in experience to your front yard by setting up your own outdoor movie theater. Take to the skies! This is a date night activity sure to satisfy an adventurous spirit, and definitely a trip to remember.
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Watch the weather and book a night with clear skies to head out to the country away from city lights to catch the best view of passing comets, shooting stars, planets and space stations. Find your favorite constellation, discover more using an app like StarTracker, or even name a star! Hit up your local park and swing, slide and climb the playground equipment like you are seven years old again obviously be mindful of little ones and keep the environment safe for everyone. Go out for Ice cream or hit up the Kona Ice truck for snow cones… Battle your stresses and frustrations in a nerf gun war or water balloons.
Winner takes ALL. Visit an apple orchardberry farmpumpkin patchflower fieldsor Christmas tree farm.
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There are even opportunities to trim fresh herbs. All are great easy to practice social distancing while getting outside into the fresh air. Have you ever wanted to cruise the freeway in a Porsche or suped up roter? Check with the local racetrack and see if there are any import car experiences heading to town.
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Some racetracks will even let you drag race your own vehicle during special nights. Do you both have a competitive streak? This fun and messy activity is a great choice for the active couple. Winner buys dessert, to lessen the sting of defeat. A two-for-one kind of date. Candlelight featuring locally made beeswax candles encouraged.
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Most major metropolitan areas have some sort of water; lakes, reservoirs, rivers… Renting a boat can be a great way to catch some fresh air and set sail towards the sunset. A night or two away from the house can do wonders for the soul.
Walking away from a messy abode and arriving at a tidy hotel room can lead to some major relaxing. Grab take Corona, bring a bottle of wine and find a flick to watch. Check out best listings for cabin rentals and sleep in and then go for a hike. So much fun can be had, all while supporting the hard hit travel industry. Zip lining is a sure fire way to get your heart rate up. Bask in the adrenaline rush flying through the air together.
Besides zip-lining you could parachute from an airplane, go bungee jumping or white water rafting. Play tourist. Tour your own city, take a walk downtown, or check out a different neighborhood. Appreciate outdoor art installations or stop to read historical markers. Taking the time to look at the world around you with fresh eyes can inspire conversations and lead to a deeper connection. Looking for some booty? Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt, and you can find the coordinates for treasures hidden all around you in plain sight.
Get out date the water and test your sense of adventure. Need a great way to work on your communication skills? Canoeing is your answer. Pack a picnic and pull off to the shore mid-float to fuel up for the row home. Find out if your favorite brewery is offering tours. May we suggest indulging in them but not too heavily on a picnic, at the drive-in, or sitting around a cozy campfire? Hit the trails hand-in-hand, or go for something a little more rugged.
Take in the scenic views and the beauty of the wilderness, while communicating with your cutie. Prepare to be blown away!
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Looking for something more laid back? Pack a cooler, slap on some sunscreen, and relax on an inner tube on the river with your love. The incredible combination of reveling in nature and the peaceful tranquility horseback riding, earn this romantic gesture a spot on our list. Trail rides are a great activity, even for beginners.
Who needs Cupid, when you already have love and arrows? Exercise releases endorphins and endorphins make you happy. Share in your happiness with your beloved, fill up the bike tires and buy a helmet safety first. Find local trails from easy and paved to rugged and challenging. Relax post bike ride with a couples at-home massage or grab a healthy take out dinner. Blow up the air mattress and pitch a tent in the backyard, or make it a weekend getaway and reserve campsite.
Either way, enjoying the night sky wrapped in the arms of your love sounds about as good as it gets. Whether your idea of golf is the driving range, a full 18 holes, or putt-putt, there are options for everyone.
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Grab a bottle of your favorite beverage, a blanket, and your someone special. Take the stress out of planning with this fun challenge.
You can use it to pick a movie, dinner, snacks, or a game to play. You can see tons of fun examples of datenightchallenges on Tik-Tok right now. From your own date night video to fun pop culture monologues, a duet, or even trying out those dances all the kids are doingif you feel brave! The possibilities for fun are endless. French pressair fryercast iron skilletsheet pan dinners … Have you seen all the things you can make in a waffle iron?!
Invest in a new kitchen gadget, invest in time with each other, all while broadening your menu options at home. Take a trip down memory lane and reminisce of childhood camp days while snuggled up roasting a marshmallow. Enjoy some downtime and binge your favorite show.
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Quiet time together might be just what you need. Step back in time with this romantic time capsule. Play your wedding song and recreate your first dance. See if you can cook the same dinner you served your guests.
No need to wait for your anniversary to take a romantic walk down memory lane, every day is a celebration of love. Laugh your brains out watching YouTube videos together.
All you have to do is pick a theme and start your search. Share that self-care with your someone special: Bubble baths, bath bombs, a foot soak, and a face mask! Heat up some oil and give each other massages.
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